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Rakhni Trojan: A New Breed of Cryptomining
Rakhni, an old ransomware dating as far back as the year 2013, recently stepped up its game by adding a new devastating algorithm with its arsenal of attacks. It now decides whether to demand ransomware or secretly profit by installing a miner. How It Works The malware is shared via email attachment, often disguised as...
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Clipboard Hijack
A new clipboard hijacking malware has been discovered this June, specifically targeting cryptocurrency credentials on matching accounts, mainly destination addresses, most notably for Bitcoin and Etherium users. So far, it has infected an estimated 300,000 computers worldwide, with a huge percentage running on Windows. In case you were wondering how this works, cryptocurrency transfers require...
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Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware
Unfortunately for Android smartphone users coming from developing countries with usually low privacy protections, a cheap smartphone could come with a hidden cost: Low-end Android smartphone devices mostly sold at developing markets such as Egypt, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, etc., contain pre-installed malware. The malware to blame is com.rock.gota, but it masks itself quite ingeniously...
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The Lokibot malware is a Banking Trojan designed for information theft. It’s been around since 2015 and has targeted many users for quite some time. The original malware was created by “Carter”, a.k.a. “Lokistov”. It was then sold and distributed on the underground market (dark web) for prices ranging from $80 to as high as...
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Danabot Phishing Scam
Yet another sensational Phishing operation has been identified, and is targeting users with bogus bill statements from MYOB. MYOB (Mind Your Own Business) is a multinational corporation based in Australia. They provide taxation, accounting and other similar business services software to small and medium businesses. So its primary concentration of targets is of course, in...
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The same vulnerability of Drupal has been recently discovered to be causing security issues again, but this time aided by Shellbot, or Perlbot. The recent incidents and upcoming waves of attacks are targeting unpatched Drupal websites that are susceptible to Drupalgeddon 2.0. The threat actors are employing a special method which uses PowerBot malware, a...
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Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems
The WannaCry Attack, May 2017 – a file-encrypting ransomware blamed by the United States to North Korea – elevated the resolve of patching weaknesses in the Windows OS that had been uncovered by a leak of NSA (National Security Agency) “exploits”. The WannaCry Ransomware knock-off leveraged an exploit called EternalBlue, software that leveraged Windows’ Server...
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BankBot Anubis malware
An ongoing influx of questionable developers submitting fake Android apps on Google Play Store increased its scale, hinting at a widespread malicious group dedicated in mobile theft-terrorism. These fake apps exploit the mobile downloader feature and covertly install BankBot Anubis malware on their victims. How did they got pass Google Play Store’s defense? Hackers up...
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Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums
OSX.Dummy: Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums Attackers posing as admins are asking users from crypto-community channel forums of Slack and Discord to infect themselves with malware through the use of simple, and rather dumb, social engineering tactics. Mac researchers agreed naming the malware OSX.Dummy, for a reason. The following command was shared to unknowing crypto...
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SamSam Ransomware
SamSam Ransomware is back with New Variant Considered as the most infamous and well-known ransomware today, which alone stole over $325,000 in just 4 weeks since its first appearance last January, SamSam ransomware is back with a new plot in mind. Now it asks for the attacker’s password first before infection. Researchers found this particular...
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